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About Rikki's Refuge

Supported entirely by donations from kind and loving individuals, Rikki's Refuge in Orange County, Virginia, is a 400 acre, no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary supported solely by donations of kind and loving individuals. The refuge is home to over 1200 animals of over 20 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more. It is owned and operated by Life Unlimited of Virginia, Inc. an approved not-for profit Virginia Corporation and IRS tax code 501(c)(3) corporation as determined by the IRS. Federal Tax-ID number 54-1911042. A financial statement is available upon written request from the State Office of Consumer Affairs.

What’s going on this weekend at Rikki’s Refuge!

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Rikki’s Refuge Kitty Litter-Ature Children’s Reading Program
Saturday, April 18 at 10:00am
Rikki’s Refuge Kitty Litter-Ature in Rapidan, Virginia
For more information and to RSVP, email tours@rikkisrefuge.or OR lollyb65@gmail.com
There is a Facebook page for our reading program here:
https://www.facebook.com/RikkisReadingProgram

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Are you coming??? Dog Krazy has donated some dog treats for any of the dogs who come that day!! Meet our Spokes-Dog, Duke Thomas Peabody, and Spokes-Cat, Opie! We’re busy, busy, busy pricing and putting out new merchandise! Everything will be 20% off, so come prepared to shop, shop, shop! 

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Sunday Tour, April 19, 2015, Noon – 2:00 PM
You MUST have tickets and reservations.
Email tours@rikkisrefuge.org

Saturday Donation Drop-Off 4/18/15

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THIS WEEK’S SATURDAY DONATION DROP-OFF 4/18/15
Here’s what we need: Large Heavy Duty Trash Bags, Regular Brooms, Laundry Detergent, CANNED DOG FOOD, Dish Soap, Hoses, Paper Towels, and Scrub Sponges
How you can help——-
1. DONATION DROP OFF SATURDAY NOON-2:00:
Rikki’s Refuge Life Center – 21410 Constitution Hwy. – Rapidan, VA. 22733
2. DROP OFF AT RETAIL:
You may also leave donations for Rikki’s Refuge at Re-Tail in Fredericksburg any time during normal business hours, if this is more convenient for you!
RETAIL – 3503 Lafayette Blvd. – Fredericksburg, VA. 22408
3. ON OUR WEB SITE:
To give electronically: http://www.rikkisrefuge.org/feedme
4. AT OPIE’S STORE:
Shop at OPIE’S CORNER STORE: http://astore.amazon.com/wwwrikkisrefu-20
5. AMAZON WISH LIST:
Rikki’s Amazon Wish List: http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/126FNLHBB9AGA/ref=cm_wl_rlist_go_v?
6. PAYPAL:
mail@rikkisrefuge.org
7. MAIL A DONATION:
Rikki’s Refuge, PO Box 1357, Orange, VA. 22960

Accepting job applications this Saturday!

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*** RIKKI’S REFUGE IS ACCEPTING JOB APPLICATIONS! ***
MUST APPLY IN PERSON ON SATURDAYS PROMPTLY AT NOON!
(Bring your resume and references with you!)
Rikki’s Refuge in Rapidan, VA. has jobs available!
Compensation $9 an hour during training and $10 thereafter.
Full Time
The positions are for animal sanctuary caretakers that are responsible for the daily feeding of 1300+ animals of 22 species at the refuge. Duties also include daily clean-up (yes, that includes poop scooping!), maintenance/clean-up of refuge structures and facilities, yard work, and hauling/stocking heavy feed bags, cases of food, litter pails, etc. Must follow direction well and be a team player! This is a physically demanding job and requires the ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. Must be available on weekends and holidays!
Interested candidates MUST APPLY IN PERSON on SATURDAYS promptly at NOON at the RIKKI’S REFUGE LIFE CENTER, 21410 Constitution Hwy., Rapidan. VA. 22733. Experience with animals is preferred, but we will train the right person!
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RIKKI’S REFUGE LIFE CENTER
Life Unlimited of Virginia, Inc.
21410 Constitution Hwy.
Rapidan, VA. 22733
Main 540-395-3534
*** FOR INTERVIEWS 540-395-3339 ***
mail@rikkisrefuge.org
http://www.rikkisrefuge.org/
https://www.facebook.com/RikkisRefuge
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WE REALLY NEED PEOPLE WHO ARE EXPERIENCED WITH GIVING MEDICATIONS TO VARIOUS ANIMALS!
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Rikki’s Refuge in Orange County, Virginia, is a 400 acre, no-kill, all species peaceful sanctuary supported solely by donations of kind and loving individuals. The refuge is home to over 1300 animals of over 22 different species, including but not limited to cats, dogs, sheep, goats, rabbits, pigs, emus, chickens, ducks, geese, a chukar, peacocks, and more. It is owned and operated by Life Unlimited of Virginia, Inc. an approved not-for profit Virginia Corporation and IRS tax code 501(c)(3) corporation as determined by the IRS. Federal Tax-ID number 54~1911042. A financial statement is available upon written request from the State Office of Consumer Affairs.

National Volunteer Week!

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April 12-18, 2015 – National Volunteer Week!

We appreciate our volunteers at Rikki’s Refuge in Rapidan, Virginia, and our resale shop, Rikki’s Refuge Re-Tail in Fredericksburg, Virginia! THANK YOU! If you see a volunteer today, at a hospital, at a church, at a shelter or anywhere you go….be sure to thank them this week! If you live in the Fredericksburg area, and you are interested in helping out at RIKKI’S REFUGE RE-TAIL, please check out their Facebook page here:
https://www.facebook.com/ReTail.org